Keep Scotland Beautiful
Keep Scotland Beautiful

Charity registered in Scotland SC030332

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and sustainable.

Current vacancies

Education Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 25th July 2019

Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.

We are seeking an Education Support Officer to work within our Eco-Schools Scotland programme and Wrigley Litter Less Campaign. Supporting Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability Vision 2030 and the Climate Change Plan, Eco-Schools Scotland is part of an international programme that connects 19.5 million people across 67 countries. It is designed to encourage whole-school community action on Learning for Sustainability encouraging young people to engage in their environment. The programme starts in the classroom and expands to the whole school, eventually fostering change in the community at large.

Litter Less is a Foundation for Environmental Education campaign that we have operated in Scotland for the past six years. The Litter Less Campaign is aimed at reducing litter and encouraging long term behaviour change amongst young people around the world. The campaign is funded by the Wrigley Company Foundation.

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting large-scale youth focused projects and have worked with assessment quality control systems and processes. In addition, you will have the ability to maintain, interpret and disseminate data and statistical information. You will also have experience of planning, developing and implementing training and working with national or international education frameworks. Ideally, you will also have an understanding of environmental education and community development.

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Project Officer - Campaigns

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £27,000
  • Based in Stirling
  • Closing 31st July 2019

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team. You will play a key role in supporting Upstream Battle, our national behaviour change campaign.

Upstream Battle is our ambitious campaign to change behaviour and prevent marine litter at source. Focused on the entire length of the River Clyde and its tributaries, we will raise awareness, gather evidence and inspire action. Connecting communities, individuals, schools, and the private and public sectors, everyone has a part to play in keeping the Clyde clean and protecting our seas.

Our ideal candidate will have good working knowledge of developing, organising and delivering large-scale campaigns and initiatives, along with experience of managing complex projects and financial and budget management. Experience of coordinating and supporting volunteer participation and maintaining and developing press, media and PR activity is also required. An understanding of environmental issues and policy relating to litter, plastics pollution, circular economy and climate change is essential as is experience of developing website content.

Please note: this post is fixed term to 31 March 2020 with a per annum salary of £23,000 to £27,000 (depending on experience).

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Paul Wallace, Campaigns & Social Innovations Manager on 01786 471333.

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Project Officer - Campaigns

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £27,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 13th January 2019

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team. You will play a key role in supporting our national behaviour change campaigns, in particular our Cup Movementand Upstream Battle campaigns.

Our Cup Movement campaign provides a unique and multifaceted solution to the issue of litter and waste produced from single-use cups. It has the potential to be the largest single-use cup collection and behaviour change initiative of its kind delivered anywhere in the UK. Upstream Battle is our ambitious campaign to change behaviour and prevent marine litter at source. Focused on the entire length of the River Clyde and its tributaries, we will raise awareness, gather evidence and inspire action. Connecting communities, individuals, schools, and the private and public sectors, everyone has a part to play in keeping the Clyde clean and protecting our seas.

Our ideal candidate will have good working knowledge of developing, organising and delivering large-scale campaigns and initiatives, along with experience of managing complex projects and financial and budget management. Experience of coordinating and supporting volunteer participation and maintaining and developing press, media and PR activity is also required as is knowledge and understanding of relevant environmental policy.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Paul Wallace, Operations Manager on 01786 471333. Please note that our office is closed from 21 December 2018 and reopens on 03 January 2019.

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Education and Learning Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £45,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 17th March 2019

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are the leading provider of sustainable development education initiatives in schools, encouraging action and behaviour change by young people which will leave an enduring legacy for Scotland; it is part of our work to help make Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.

We are seeking an outstanding individual to join our Management Team to lead the development, implementation and management of our Education and Learning activities, with particular emphasis on our flagshipEco-Schools Scotland programme,professional learning initiatives,food and environment educationandYoung Reporters Scotland.

Our new Education & Learning Manager will manage and develop relationships with local, regional, national and international stakeholders in order to promote the ambitions of our organisation and the work we undertake. In addition, they will lead, manage and develop a highly competent and dynamic team of people.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of working with schools and local authority education services along with a detailed understanding of education policy and practice. They will also have an understanding of current national and international policy on sustainable development education and climate change. Experience of managing education initiatives from design to implementation, a flair for developing networks and positive working relationships and financial & budget management are essential elements of this role.

It is our belief that employees should be assisted in balancing their work and personal lives and, as such, we are a family friendly employer.

Secondment opportunities will be considered.

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Projects Assistant (campaigns)

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 28th March 2019

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are the leading provider of sustainable development education initiatives in schools, encouraging action and behaviour change by young people which will leave an enduring legacy for Scotland; it is part of our work to help make Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to join our Projects Team to support the implementation, administration and delivery of our environmental campaigns, in particular our Cup Movement in Glasgow, Upstream Battle and Roadside Litter campaigns.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of developing positive working relationships and influencing people along with the ability to create and enhance working partnerships. Understanding and/or experience of administration processes and procedures is an essential element of this role as is experience of data management. They will also have experience of managing a complex workload and an understanding and/or experience of a range of communication activities including social media techniques and applications.

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Education Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,000 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 7th April 2019

Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.

We are seeking an Education Support Officer to work within our Eco-Schools Scotland programme. Supporting Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability Vision 2030 and the Climate Change Plan, Eco-Schools Scotland is part of an international programme that connects 19.5 million people across 67 countries. Eco-Schools Scotland is designed to encourage whole-school community action on Learning for Sustainability. The programme encourages young people to engage in their environment by allowing them the opportunity to actively protect it. The programme starts in the classroom and expands to the whole school, eventually fostering change in the community at large.

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting large-scale youth focused projects and have worked with assessment quality control systems and processes. In addition, you will have the ability to maintain, interpret and disseminate data and statistical information. You will also have experience of planning, developing and implementing training and working with national or international education frameworks. Ideally, you will also have an understanding of environmental education and community development.

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Top job! Development Manager

  • Part time
  • £35,000 – £45,000 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 30th April 2019

Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.

We are seeking a dynamic and pro-active individual to join our management team as our Development Manager. You will support the development and implementation of our new fundraising strategy for general and specific giving, including the development of messaging and cases for support. You will be responsible for identifying and aligning Keep Scotland Beautiful to productive relationships with a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing and new funding partners.

We are looking for candidates with experience of developing evidence-based supporter communications with a proven track record of developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships. You will have the ability to research policy to develop fundraising cases and the ability to present in a compelling manner. You will also have experience in a fundraising and/or communications role together with experience in managing multiple projects and an awareness and interest in current environmental issues.

Ready to join us?

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Top job! Communities and Place Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £45,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 6th May 2019

Excited by the thought of helping to make Scotland’s places clean, green and sustainable?

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.

If you are passionate about creating great places, we could be the organisation for you. We are seeking a high calibre individual to join our management team as our new Communities and Place Manager.

You will lead on strategy development and the operational delivery of a range of community engagement programmes and campaigns, bringing together communities, businesses and public sector agencies to take action to improve the places where people live, work and visit. You will be responsible for identifying and maintaining positive relationships with a range of key stakeholders and their community planning partners.

You will also have responsibility for the development and delivery of a range of commercial services that come with this portfolio.

We are looking for candidates with demonstrable knowledge of place-based and local environmental quality strategy and policy with a proven track record of developing and managing positive and productive networks. You will have financial and project management experience, along with a substantial level of knowledge of current environmental issues. An effective leader, you will also have experience of generating income via commercial activities, ideally within the charity sector.

Ready to join us?

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Education Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 19th May 2019

Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.

We are seeking an Education Development Officer to join our Education & Learning team to develop, promote and implement our Young Reporters Scotland and Upstream Battle Education initiatives across Scotland. This post will also support participating schools to engage with the Eco-Schools Scotland programme, other Education & Learning team projects and where appropriate wider Keep Scotland Beautiful projects.

Ideally you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with teachers and young people across a range of contexts as well as having a detailed understanding of education policy and practice (particularly Curriculum for Excellence and Learning for Sustainability). Additionally, you will be experienced in developing and delivering media focused education initiatives, managing and developing sustainable development education initiatives and have an understanding in the role of sustainable development and climate change organisations across Scotland. The ability to develop networks and positive working relationships across various sectors together with experience of international education initiatives and global citizenship programmes is also important.

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Development Officer, Climate Challenge Fund

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 23rd June 2019

Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.

We have administered and managed the Climate Challenge Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government since the Fund was introduced in 2008.To date the CCF has made over 1000 awards to community led organisations totalling more than £100 million.

We are seeking a Climate Challenge Fund Development Officer to work with communities as they develop and implement new projects and associated grant applications. This will involve monitoring and evaluating progress, documenting success, processing claims, and developing and maintaining partnerships.

The ideal candidate will have experience of budget and financial management and project management, including the ability to manage a suite of complex projects. The ability to create and maintain positive working partnerships is also essential for this role.

An interest in the climate change agenda, knowledge of community development, administering grants and workshop facilitation are all desirable skills and experience, although not essential to be considered for this role.

The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.

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